Black Bolt and his unlikely allies are finally free from their strange captivity, but their escape came at a high cost. Now, the Midnight King returns to Earth with a heavy heart and a new companion: the telepathic alien Blinky, a child with nowhere left to go! But the journey home is long and full of dangers - and a horde of space pirates is the least of them! And what awaits Black Bolt at his destination is judgment! In his absence, the Inhumans were rounded up and imprisoned - and now they struggle to maintain their fragile democracy. Someone must pay the price for the horrors they've endured. Will Black Bolt survive the wrath of his own people? COLLECTING: BLACK BOLT 7-12...
|Title||:||Black Bolt, Vol. 2: Home Free (Black Bolt (Collected Editions) #2)|
|Number of Pages||:||136 pages|
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Black Bolt, Vol. 2: Home Free (Black Bolt (Collected Editions) #2) Reviews
Quite the same qualities and defaults than book one:
- Decent plot with a cool twist in the middle, good interactions between characters, one very well done issue (Creel's funeral) and some frightful revelations on Black Bolt's past but... too many explaining captions all over the place. Saladin Ahmed must learn to let go of his novelist's habits.
- Mixed art; not so great pencils imo but amazing colors and psychedelic stuff that compensate.
If you liked vol.1 it would really be a shame not to rea ...more
The second half of Ahmed's Black Bolt run isn't as strong as the first. Issue 7 is sad and sweet with a great guest artist. But starting with issue 8, the book runs headlong into complicated Inhumans backstory that it had so skillfully skirted in the first volume. The funeral for Creel is great, but he comes back to life a few issues later which makes his death feel like even more of a cheat than is usually for a comic book death. There's great dialogue scattered throughout and Ahmed really writ ...more
If only all comics could be this gorgeous.
Kouzelný. Kresba, vyprávění, postavy, vše úžasný. Jen ke konci docela wtf mindfuck, který si myslím, že nebyl úplně nutný. Jinak super. Hrozná škoda, že to zrušili.
This volume was a GOOD as the first :) Beautiful art and a beautiful story :)
The art is exquisite, the simple traces of the pencil and once again, the use of vibrants colors, giving the story this scifi and dream sequence feel. And I really just want that last page/last issue cover blown up into a huge poster
Then the story is so well develop - heartbreaking and heartwarming :) Black Bolt's relationship with Blinky, and then Ahura is so well done - you see how deep and complicated they are. Titan ...more
Still carries the emotional heft of the first book, but without quite as compact a storyline.